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Layover

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Layover
Layover neighbouring systems
Layover neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 204.20 : -19.95[e]
Spectral class F8V[1]
Recharge time 179 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith[1]

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Layover
Geophysical
System position 12th[1]
Jump point
distance
12.01 days[1]
Moons 2 (Waypoint, Crossing)[1]
Surface gravity 0.90[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Tainted – Caustic)[1]
Equatorial temperature 36°C (Arid)[1]
Surface water 10%[1]
Highest native life Microbe[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital New Phoenix[1]
Population 2,635,852,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-B-B-D[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

While the highest form of native life on Layover is microbial, it is also completely pervasive, to the extent that a large part of the air breathed by everyone on the planet is saturated with those same microbes. Those from families with a multi-generational exposure to the air on the planet have developed a resistance, but anyone else must wear a breather mask if they intend to be outside for an extended period.[1]

Star League Era[edit]

At the height of the Star League Layover was the location of a significant percentage of the Federated Suns heavy naval manufacturing industry; by 2765, with the massive manufacturing facilities at Galax yet to come online, Delavan and the worlds of Delavan, Kathil and Panpour were responsible for ninety percent of all large naval craft manufactured inside the Federated Suns.[44]

First Succession War[edit]

Layover was invaded during the first half of the major invasion into the Federated Suns launched by the Draconis Combine in May 2787.[11]

Post-Jihad Era[edit]

Following the catastrophic damage inflicted on Kallon Industries during the Jihad the Federated Suns government forced Salvatore Incorporated to sell Kallon some of the unused facilities on Layover. This step was taken to ensure that Kallon would at least survive as an operating company, even if it would be decades before the company could begin to thrive again.[45] As it was, the Quikscell Company facilities and the working Salvatore plants had both taken damage during the Jihad - Quikscell took more than fifty percent damage alone, whilst Salvatore's losses amounted to roughly a fifth of its operating capability - and it would be some time before all three companies could bring their facilities up to full production.[46]

With Salvatore and Kallon now sharing the same site at St. Edwards on the Arizona continent both saw an increase in activity since the enforced nationalisation and sale of a part of Salvatore's facilities. Salvatore have benefited from new contracts and generous loans to continue production of their Seeker-class DropShips and K-1-class DropShuttles; Kallon quickly began producing the Arondight-class Pocket WarShip under royal licence, and by 3079 had expanded their facilities to also begin manufacturing the first Vengeance-class fighter-carriers to be produced in the Federated Suns in decades.[47][48] Kallon also diversified beyond manufacturing DropShips at their Layover facilities, adding the refit of older DropShips as a side business; this proved a profitable enough venture that Kallon soon added it to their portfolio as a fully-fledged product division.[49]

Military Deployment[edit]

3025[edit]

3054[edit]

3079[edit]

3145[edit]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Cholame 11.62 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
New Valencia 18.47 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Exeter 19.93 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Corydon 22.79 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Blandinsville 27.31 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Rosamond 29.29 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Doneval II 29.46 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Robinson 31.73 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Rochester 32.64 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Clovis 33.57 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Batavia 35.87 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Beecher 36.82 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Le Blanc 38.71 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Olancha 39.68 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Barstow 39.95 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Avawatz 40.80 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Lucerne 42.92 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Johnsondale 43.92 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Flushing 45.98 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Xhosa VII 46.19 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Dobson 46.68 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Raman 52.15 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
DeWitt 54.02 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Bristol 54.29 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Manteno 54.56 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Emporia 54.65 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Wroxeter 54.77 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kentares IV 55.70 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Marlette 55.87 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Saunemin 56.01 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Franklin 56.28 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Markesan 57.99 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Klathandu IV 59.56 2 DC FS DC DC DC DC DC
New Ivaarsen 59.62 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC

References[edit]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 Objectives: Federated Suns, p. 16, "Layover"
  2. Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns Map at their founding - [2317] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - [2319] Map
  4. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596]" Map
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. 11.0 11.1 First Succession War, p. 44, "Draconis Combine-Federated Suns Front 2786-2796"
  12. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  17. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns - [3025] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  23. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  25. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  30. ">Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  32. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  34. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  35. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  36. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  37. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  38. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  39. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  40. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  41. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  42. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  43. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  44. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 6, "Infrastructural Integrity"
  45. Objectives: Federated Suns, p. 3, "Industrial Update"
  46. 46.0 46.1 46.2 46.3 Objectives: Federated Suns, p. 4, "State of the Industry at a Glance (Dec 3079)"
  47. Objectives: Federated Suns, p. 17, "Salvatore Inc."
  48. Objectives: Federated Suns, p. 17, "Kallon Weapon Industries"
  49. Objectives: Federated Suns, p. 31, "Kallon Industries"
  50. House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 135, "Unit Deployment Table"
  51. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p. 13, "Operation RAT"
  52. Objective Raids, p. 15, "FedCom Deployment Table"
  53. Field Manual: 3145, p. 91, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns"

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